Biocides Asia 2016

The third annual Biocides Asia conference takes place in Hong Kong on 5-6 September 2016, and will focus on the regulation of biocides - substances such as non-agricultural pesticides, sanitizers, preservatives, and disinfectants.

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Two days of expert presentations from government, industry and professional advisers

Day one of the conference begins with an overview of the market for biocidal products in South East Asia, followed by a global look at biocidal product types and end use applications. This will be followed by in-depth updates from China, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam and South Korea. Participants will have an opportunity to choose between sessions on different product types including pesticides, treated articles, disinfectants and preservatives.

Day two features a choice of sessions on rodenticides and food contact materials.  Following this, expert speakers will give updates on the regulatory scene in the USA and New Zealand.

Location and time:

Intercontinental, Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road
Monday 5 September 2016 (08:30 – 17:15)
Tuesday 6 September 2016 (08:30 – 16:45)

Speakers include:

  • Dave Dillon, Senior Managing Scientist - Regulatory (Biocides) Exponent International Limited, UK
  • Kunal Mahajan, Project Manager, Kline Group, India
  • Sylvie Poret, OECD, France
  • Tingting Guo, China National Chemical Information Centre, China
  • Gunnar Kahl, Knoell Consult, Thailand
  • Shu Lin Chen, Department of Environmental Sanitation and Toxic Substances Management, Environment Protection Administration, ROC
  • Alokparna Sengupta, Deputy Director, Human Society International, India
  • Taro Ishikawa, Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry, Regulatory Compliance Support and Consulting Office, Japan
  • Ying Huang, Steptoe & Johnson, Beijing, China
  • Nhat Nguyen, Senior Regulatory Analyst - Asia Pacific 3E Company/Verisk Analytics Inc, USA Keng Meng Khoo, Head of Regulatory, Asia Pacific, Lonza, Singapore
  • Keng Meng Khoo, Head of Regulatory, Asia Pacific, Lonza, Singapore
  • Sanghee Park, Ph.D. CEO. CHEMTOPIA CO., Ltd. South Korea
  • Keisuke Ozaki, General Manager, Regulatory Affairs & Chemical Safety Dept, Environmental Health Division, SUMITOMO Chemical Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
  • Mark Thompson, Keller and Heckman LLP, China
  • Seth Goldberg, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, USA
  • Thomas Raas, Regulatory Affairs Specialist for Biocidal Products, Redebel, Belgium
  • Thomas Delfosse, Global Product Stewardship, Regulatory Affairs, Procter & Gamble, Belgium
  • David Weller, Advisor, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Substances andNewOrganisms, Environmental Protection Authority, New Zealand

Practical guidance, actionable content

Using our ‘trademark’ mixed format of presentations and in-depth Q&A panel discussion, the conference provides a concise, objective overview of the biocidal products sector in Asia and other key regions to help your organisation optimise its strategy for success.

Full programme outline:

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DAY ONE: 5 September 2016

08:30 - Coffee and Registration

09:00 Chair’s Introduction

Dave Dillon

Senior Managing Scientist – Regulatory (Biocides), Exponent International Limited, UK

09:10 An update on the market for biocidal product types in South East Asia

  • Potential for biocides market in Southeast Asia
  • Market trends and outlook
  • Drivers and challenges for biocides market in Southeast Asia
  • Supplier landscape in biocides market in Southeast Asia

Kunal Mahajan, 

Project Manager, Kline Group, India

09:40 An Overview of Biocidal Product Types and End-Use Applications

  • Biocidal product types
  • Intended use
  • Multi PT products
  • End-use applications - biocidal products
  • Challenges

Dave Dillon,

Senior Managing Scientist - Regulatory (Biocides), Exponent International Limited, UK

10:10 Towards harmonization of the regulation of Biocides

  • How biocides are categorised across OECD countries
  • Regulatory process
  • Data demands

Sylvie Poret, 

OECD, France

10.40 Q&A Panel Discussion

11:00 Refreshments and networking

11:15 Break-out session: Insecticides/Pesticides

Featuring updates from:

China

  • China pesticides industry and pesticides registration
  • The Residue Risk Assessment
  • The Environmental Risk Assessment
  • The Human Health Risk Assessment

Tingting Guo

China National Chemical Information Centre, China

Thailand

  • Biocides Regulation in Thailand
  • Hazardous Substance Act B.E. 2535 (1992)
  • Insecticide/pesticiides products registration requirements
  • under the Thai FDA
  • GHS implementation in hazardous substance products for
  • household insecticides/pesticides use

Gunnar Kahl

Knoell Consult, Thailand

Japan

Keisuke Ozaki

General Manager, Regulatory
Affairs & Chemical Safety Dept, Environmental Health Division, SUMITOMO Chemical Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan)

Taiwan

Shu Lin Chen,

Department of Environmental
Sanitation and Toxic Substances Management, Environment Protection Administration, ROC

Vietnam

Nhat Nguyen,

Senior Regulatory Analyst -
Asia Pacific 3E Company / Verisk Analytics, Inc. USA

India

  • Regulation of Pesticides in India

Alokparna Sengupta, 

Deputy Director, Human Society
International, India

13:30 Lunch and networking

14:30 Break-out session: Disinfectants 

Featuring updates from:

Japan

Taro Ishikawa,

Japan Environmental
Management Association for Industry, Regulatory Compliance Support and Consulting Office, Japan

China

Ying Huang,

Steptoe & Johnson, Beijing, China

Vietnam

Nhat Nguyen,

Senior Regulatory Analyst - Asia Pacific 3E Company/Verisk Analytics Inc, USA

16:15 Refreshments and networking

16:30 Preservatives – The tactical and strategic challenges for biocides in Asia-Pacific

  • No region-wide regulation on preservatives
  • Regulation based on countries, product types, applications and claims
  • Understanding differences for competitive advantage and market differentiation
  • Developing regional tactics and strategies

Keng Meng Khoo,

Head of Regulatory, Asia Pacific, Lonza, Singapore

17:00 New Biocides regulations in Korea

  • The lesson we learned from the humidifier disinfectant accident in Korea
  • The relevant authorities related to biocidal product
  • The management of biocidal product in K-REACH
  • MOE's plan to legislate biocidal product regulation in Korea and its activities

Sanghee Park,

Ph.D. CEO. CHEMTOPIA CO., Ltd. South Korea

17:30 Q&A Panel Discussion

17:45 Close of Day One

DAY TWO: 6 September 2016

08:30 Coffee and Registration

09:00 Introduction

09:15 Break-out session: Rodenticides


Featuring updates from:


Japan

Keisuke Ozaki, 

General Manager, Regulatory
Affairs & Chemical Safety Dept, Environmental Health Division, SUMITOMO Chemical Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan

10:30 Break-out session: Food Contact

Featuring updates from:

China

  • The regulatory management for FCM in China
  • GB9685
  • The declaration of new FCM (process, information required)

QIAOJING, Consultant, Company China National Chemical Information Center, China

Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

Mark Thompson, 

Keller and Heckman LLP, China

12:00 An overview of the current regulatory scene in the USA and hot topics

  • Key statutes and regulations
  • Toxic Substances Control Act
  • FIFRA - Federal Insecticide Fungicides and Rodenticides Act
  • PRIA - The Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act
  • Data requirements
  • US Registration Review Program
  • New technologies

Seth Goldberg,

Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, USA

12:45 Q&A Panel Discussion

13:00 Lunch and networking

14:00 An overview of the BPR in Europe

  • National Schemes
  • Implementation of the BPR’s principles
  • Challenges behind the BPR
  • Opportunities behind the BPR
  • Focus on Biocidal Product Families

Thomas Raas,

Regulatory Affairs Specialist for Biocidal Products, Redebel, Belgium

14:45 Working with the BPR – a view from European Industry

Thomas Delfosse,

Global Product Stewardship,
Regulatory Affairs, Procter & Gamble, Belgium

15:15 Q&A Panel Discussion

15:30 Refreshments and networking

15:45 An update on New Zealand

  • Existing regulatory framework for biocidal products in New Zealand

David Weller,

Advisor, Hazardous Substances, Hazardous Substances and New Organisms, Environmental Protection Authority, New Zealand

16:30 Final Q&A Session

17:00 Close of Summit

Prices:

(2 Days conference)

US$1585 Full price if booked after 01/07/2016

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